Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe

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Risk and Safety Manager

Risk and Safety Manager

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Regular Full-Time

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         From the brand that rocks the world, a career that rocks yours! 


                                       Risk and Safety Manager   

 SUMMARY: Under the direction of the CFO, the candidate is responsible for risk management including: (1) Coordinating risk and insurance programs of Hard Rock Casino Lake Tahoe to control and reduce operational and contractual risks; (2) managing insurance industry relationships; (3) oversight of the overall risk management functions including contract analysis, claims administration, insurance transactions, financial analysis and necessary account procedures. Completes and reviews all insurance and risk management questionnaires; (4) developing and managing the safety program.  Manages and participates with management in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; oversees and coordinates safety program activities; ensures compliance with Office of Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and related local, state, and federal regulations; works with employees to correct deficiencies; conducts safety inspections; responds to complaints of safety hazards; oversees and/or conducts safety training and committees; reviews and updates all work plans, OSHA related programs and policies as necessary. 



Risk Management

  • Identifies, analyzes and classifies operational and insurable risks for financial impact to corporation including expected frequency, trends and severity.
  • Assists with selecting appropriate risk financing techniques and implements insurance programs and policies to minimize loss, such as avoidance, loss prevention and reduction, retention, transfer, grouping of exposure units, and transfer.
  • In conjunction with Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and General Counsel (GC), responsible for the implementation and management of property and casualty insurance programs (i.e. insurer selection, , retentions/limits, binders, certificates of insurance, summaries of insurance).
  • Develops and interprets analytical tools used to evaluate appropriate retention and policy limits.
  • Oversees the loss control and loss mitigation, including routine adjudication of claims, and interfaces with the company’s CFO and Legal department on all litigation and administrative proceedings as well as non routine, large and unusual claims.
  • Initiates and maintains insurance industry relationships
  • Responsible for management of insured claims, claims analysis.
  • Develop Risk Management dashboard for communication to CFO, for activities and ongoing issues regarding the department.
  • Supervises and controls all activities of Risk Management; available to staff for guidance and advice, provides regular performance feedback.


Safety Management

  • Develops the company’s formal safety program, to include a formally written plan that is updated based on company needs and changing safety requirements.
  • Investigates and analyzes incident reports and complaints involving workrelated injuries and illness; prepares reports noting hazards, violations, and accidents; recommends measures to prevent recurrence
  • Develops and refines recommended procedures and methods based on reports of incidents, accidents, and other data gathered from industry and agencies to improve safety and loss prevention  
  • Disseminates information to department heads and others regarding toxic substances, hazards, carcinogens, and other safety information. 
  • Develops and reviews safety training for project sites, assisting department heads and administrators in enforcing safety regulations and codes.  
  • Measures and evaluates effectiveness of safety program, using established goals.  
  • Conducts building and grounds surveys on periodic and regular basis to detect code violations, hazards, and incorrect work practices and procedures.
  • Monitors and coordinates safety programs at the site.  
  • Prepares, disseminates and maintains memos, reports and administrative controls of records related to safety and health programs.  


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Business, organizational management, risk management, business continuity or six (6) years equivalent experience.
  • Requires Professional Certification (Certified Safety Professional,  or Certified Industrial Hygienist) or ability to obtain within one year.  
  • Certified Risk Manager or equivalent certification required.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in safety, accident/incident prevention, industrial hygiene, loss control, and safety education is required, four of which must be in a field environment as a Safety Specialist or Safety Engineer and two of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Must have experience in industrial incident investigations and written mitigation plans.
  • Prominence in risk management activities at the state or national level and a positive image in that profession.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

  • Proficient with the operational characteristics, services, and activities of a comprehensive risk management and safety program.  
  • Administers loss prevention programs and addresses problem areas for general liability; monitors programs for compliance with existing and new laws; analyzes and reviews policies and programs and coordinates changes with Human Resources.  
  • Experienced with insurance principles, practices, and terminology of loss reduction and loss control, as well as claims management, claims adjusting, and subrogation.  
  • Knowledgeable of OSHA and state reports (such as OSHA 300) and poster requirements related to safety and workers’ compensation.   
  • Ability to read, interpret, and disseminate information contained in loss reports.
  • Remains current with recent developments, literature and information related to risk management administration.  
  • Ability to utilize and apply probability and statistical analysis to practical situations.
  • Display discretion in protecting proprietary information and confidential sensitive personal information contained in Industrial Security files
  • Proficient with federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations and terminology relating to occupational medicine, safety, and ADA requirements
  • Possess effective instruction techniques for safety training and education, including safety measures and procedures
  • Strong understanding of general contract terms and conditions including indemnification provisions.
  • Apply sound reasoning and analytical skills in interpreting common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.  
  • Proficient operating modern office equipment to develop word processing, produce technical writing, research databases, conduct investigations, conducting research and development.
  • Have demonstrated experience in writing correspondence, technical text, procedures and processes, editing and proofreading documents prepared by others for accuracy and completeness
  • Have advanced computer proficiency of Microsoft Office software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets
  • Work independently or as part of a team in a constructive and professional manner with other employees, customers, and vendors
  • Participate in the development and administration of division goals, objectives, and procedures.  
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to exercise strong multitasking and organizational skills to prioritize and manage multiple deadlines without impact to operations
  • Be analytical, detailoriented, flexible, and decisive with strong written and verbal communication skills Preferred: 
  • Certified OSHA instructor for 10 and 30hour classes.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS This position requires the ability to operate conventional office equipment such as laptop or desktop computers, fax, phone, copiers, printers, and binding machines.   Requires ability to see, hear, and verbally communicate with coworkers and clients. Essential and marginal functions may require frequent sitting, walking or occasional standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching of items weighing as much at 25 pounds; near visual acuity to review written documentation; ability to hear and understand speech at normal room levels.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work is performed in both office and company floor environments with occasional exposure to noise, chemicals and other hazards.  

The Hard Rock Casino Lake Tahoe-- System of Internal Control

Everyone has a part in the internal control system at Hard Rock Casino. The roles vary depending upon what level of responsibility and the nature of involvement by the individual. Hard Rock Casino’ system of internal control integrates the activities, plans, attitudes, policies, skills and efforts of its associates working together to provide reasonable assurance that Hard Rock Casino will achieve its objectives and mission. Each Team Member is responsible for adhering to those performance programs, policies, procedures, guidelines and internal control standards established to guide the operation of Hard Rock Casino


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